on the economic side of things, the syrian business community, as i am understand it, there are levantine traders who have worked for decades, if not centuries, in commerce in the middle east and beyond. this is one of those communities who need to understand, in our view, that its future is better insured under a different type the system than is there now. one of the things that came out of the tunis meeting was a discussion, a commitment by the friends of syria, to set up a working group to talk about reconstruction of syria after words in ways that the business community could see. we're talking about trade relations, investment relations, financial communications. right now, the sanctions imposed on syria are by turkey, the arab world, by europe, and the united states. it has cut off humanitarian aid, including food.